With less than a week until the municipal election, Fred Schmidt and Helen Anthony stand out as ideal representatives for the First and Fifth wards, respectively.
Mike Matthes has a change to start off his term with a bang. Why not help the future of Columbia by trying to create more blue-collar jobs, and take advantage of what Columbia has to offer?
There is a great reason why the state constitution separates religion and government. Why don't those in politics get it?
By taking money from minimum wage earners and students, conservatives are destroying America's financial and educational systems.
With the Columbia City Council race heating up, candidates are using a variety of tactics to evade questions from constituents.
The Missouri GOP is pushing back against voter-approved laws.
Looking at short-term weather conditions distracts from the long-forming effects of climate-change.
It's time to accept that there are responsibilities and reasonable restrictions that come with gun ownership.
It is important to recognize all of the victims of the shooting because soon the attention will be on the shooter, the motive and the politics.
Some of them make sense, and others would be better with a few tweaks.
The war in Afghanistan has been going on for more than nine years now, and America has largely turned a blind eye to the struggle. Can't we do more to protect our soldiers?
Rather than govern, the Party of the Right is doing all it can to run out the clock on this lame-duck session of Congress.
Wikileaks brings into question the traditional role of a journalist.
Distrust of the press, its real or perceived biases, has caused only further distrust on our government. And we, the press, have done little to fix the problem.
The 112th Congress might stall because of the Republican party's concern about image.
With the Columbia Daily Tribune's paywall for online content to take effect Dec. 1, the Missourian should follow the example of successful, free media outlets.
Don't paint Columbia's new buses black and gold. Promote better communication between citizens and government. And be careful not to start a parking meter fiasco in Columbia.
Unpaid contributors are still professional journalists if they meet the standards required by news organizations.
While at the polls on Tuesday, I decided to steal a Steve Goodman melody, “Chicken Cordon Blues,” and put my own words to it. It is called "The Voter Ballot Box Blues."
David Rosman urges readers to look beyond campaign brochures when evaluating two propositions on Tuesday's ballot.